Amber Hasler

To many Perth dwellers it may appear that the Fringe Festival was a new innovation in 2012. A brief chat with Amber Hasler soon dispels this notion.

Francis Italiano

Every community may have a story to tell - but its not often that we find there are enough listeners. And finding listeners who include mainstream theatre companies isn't always the easiest of achievements.

Paul McDermott
Paul McDermott spoke to Australian Stage's Anna Locke about his upcoming solo show, Paul Sings, touring to Perth for one night only as part of the Wild West Comedy Festival and then to Brisbane, Newcastle and Canberra.

Glynn Nicholas

When I first saw Glynn Nicholas perform he was in a dress – on ABC's The Big Gig playing Paté Biscuit, a drag parody of children's entertainer Patsy Biscoe – but today I'm asking him for advice on manhood.

Kyle J Morrison

Last year in June 2011, Kyle J Morrison, Artistic Director of Yirra Yaakin Theatre, received a very special email: an invitation to perform at the Globe theatre as part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad; and he said no!

As Wesley Enoch chats with Australian Stage’s Sarah Wells from sweltering Melbourne in the wake of the successful first run of visual theatre company ERTH’s The Nargun and the Stars, the award winning director is ebullient.

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